Police: Arrest not related to homicide

Freedom Newspapers Roosevelt County officials investigating the death of Jimmy “Bo” Chunn have arrested — on an unrelated charge — a man they believe was in the vicinity of Chunn’s home about the time he died, court records show. Donald Taylor, 24, of Rogers, was arrested for a probation violation on July 8, the same […]

July 17 Public Record

The following dispositions were recently filed in district court: Robie Bruffett, 42, pleaded guilty to three counts of forgery and is ordered to serve a nine-year suspended sentence, serve five years of probation, and pay $180 in fines. Mark A. Hernandez, 22, pleaded guilty to a probation violation and was ordered to serve 18 months […]

July 10 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: Rodney Smith, 46, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphenalia and is ordered to serve 364-day deferred sentence, serve 364 days of probation, complete the ASPEN program, and pay $242 in fines. Sam Villanueva, 45, pleaded guilty to driving with a suspended drivers license […]

July 3 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Magistrate Court: •Sunnidae Taylor, 21, pleaded no contest disorderly conduct, and is ordered to serve six months and two days supervised probation, complete the Aspen program and pay all fines and fees. •Antonio Salguero, 39, pleaded no contest to battery against a household member, and is […]

June 26 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Magistrate Court: • Shawna Reid, 29, pleaded no contest to aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, and is ordered to serve 2 days incarceration followed by one year supervised probation, place an ignition lock on any vehicles driven by her for […]

6/19 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Judicial Court: l Ivey L. Lesley, 45, was found guilty of violating conditions of probation and is ordered to serve 2 years imprisonment with no parole. l Isiah Kazeem Waiters, 25, pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug, driving […]

6/12 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: l Steven Cooper, 51, pleaded guilty to aggravated DWI and is ordered to serve 364 days with 274 days suspended, pay $965 i nfines and serve one year of supervised probation. l Adrian Munoz, 22, pleaded guilty to public affray and is ordered to […]

6/5 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Judicial Court: • Pedro Chavez, 56, pleaded guilty to driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug, driving while license revoked and is ordered to serve 30 days incarceration followed by 364 days supervised probation, place an ignition lock on any vehicles driven […]

5/22 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Betty Beckwith, 44, pleaded no contest to aggravated DWI (2nd offense), careless driving and is ordered to serve 8 days in the Roosevelt County Detention Center followed by 356 days supervised probation, allow an ignition interlock device to be installed on any vehicles […]

5/17 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: l John Hudson, 20, pleaded no contest to public affray and is ordered to serve 90 days unsupervised probation. l Donald Cooper, 24, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, careless driving and is ordered to serve […]

May 8 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Enrique Gutierrez, 31, pleaded guilty of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, driving left of center and is ordered to serve 90 days supervised probation, attend DWI school and attend the Aspen program. • Benito Nunez, 21, pleaded guilty to […]

5/1 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • James Truelove, 29, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and was ordered to pay fines. • Phillip Hammons, 18, pleaded guilty to concealing identity and minor in possession and was ordered to serve 6 months supervised probation. • Jessica Aguilar, 23, pleaded no […]

April 24 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Nubia Acosta, 20, pled no contest to no driver’s license and no insurance and was ordered to pay fines. • Russell Shipman, 25, pled no contest to driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and was ordered to serve 90 days of […]

4/17 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Margarita Lucero, 55, pled no contest to criminal trespass and was ordered to serve 364 days of unsupervised probation. • Nathan Wood, 18, pled no contest to possession of marijuana less than one ounce (1st offense) and was ordered to pay fines. • […]

4/10 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Constance Sawyer, 33, pled guilty to battery and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer and will serve 364 days of supervised probation. • Victoria Scarafiotti, 19, pled guilty to possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and will serve 364 days of […]

4/3 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Jarrett Vaughn, 26, pled no contest to disorderly conduct and will serve 182 days of supervised probation. • Donald Strope, 48, pled guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and will serve 364 days of supervised probation. • Felix Acuna, 47, pled guilty to […]

3/27 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Donavan Wagner, 21, pled guilty to public affray and will serve five days in the Roosevelt County Detention Center. • Octavio Vicuna, 33, pled guilty on driving while intoxicated (first offense), driving left of center and speeding and was ordered to serve 90 […]

3/20 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Jose Navarrete, 19, pled no contest to aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs (first offense) and will serve two days in the Roosevelt County Detention Center followed by 364 days of supervised probation. • Manuela Moreno, 33, pled […]

March 13 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Luis Perez, 25, was found guilty of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor (first offense) and driving on roadways laned for traffic and was ordered to serve 90 days of supervised probation. • Stanley Salczynski, 46, pled no contest aggravated driving […]

Portales woman pleads guilty

By Tony Parra Ninth District Judge Joe Parker wrapped up the fraud case of two New Mexico Department of Human Services employees on Tuesday with a guilty plea from a woman accused of one count of theft of identity. Parker sentenced Julia Tapia, 50, of Portales to three years of supervised probation. Tapia was also […]